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What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

Inflammation: Inflammation is the cause of bleeding gums. What exactly is causing your gums to be inflamed can be determined after a thorough exam with radiographs and a full medical history. Call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

See a dentist ASAP: If you experience bleeding gums when brushing, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, ...Read more

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Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

The OPPOSITE - TRUE!: Only for those that floss RELIGIOUSLY .....I mean- on Xmass and Easter....so , when you try to floss on a regular day- your gums will bleed ;-( Try to floss EVERY day for three weeks, bleeding shills subside or stop ...Read more

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What can cause gum bleeding?

What can cause gum bleeding?

Poor oral hygiene: Most commonly, the answer is inadequate oral hygiene. The plaque/bacteria accumulate on your teeth and under the gums and causes an infection called gingivitis, and in more advanced stages, periodontitis. This can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Go see your dentist today. ...Read more

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What causes gum bleeding?

Inflammation: Bleeding gums is most often from improper hygiene. When plaque bacteria are not completely cleaned from your teeth, the byproducts of their "living" on your teeth causes an inflammation in your gums and with inflammation comes increased blood flow. There are some systemic diseases that can cause bleeding gums as well, but it's usually dental plaque. Check with your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Yes! See Physician: If your warfarin level becomes too high your gums can bleed, in this case you would be at high risk of hemorrhage, seek medical help inmediately. If your gums are healthy due to regular visits to dentist and good oral home care, then no gum bleeding. ...Read more

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Giant cell arteritis / vasculitis / artery inflammation - could this cause gum bleeding, mouth sores and lesions on tongue as well as lesions on skin?

Giant cell arteritis / vasculitis / artery inflammation - could this cause gum bleeding, mouth sores and lesions on tongue as well as lesions on skin?

It depends.....: Without knowing your dental status (your periodontal [gum & bone] health, any untreated dental conditions), it would be very difficult to relate these symptoms to your arteritis/vasculitis condition. Gum bleeding is the first symptom of gum disease (gingivitis/periodontitis), mouth and tongue sores/lesions can be due to a multitude of causes. See your dentist and your medical care provider. ...Read more

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What could cause bleeding gums?

What could cause bleeding gums?

Periondontal disease: It is not normal to have bleeding gums. You should see your dentist and have him or her decide how to proceed with treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

Poor oral hygiene: Poor oral hygiene effort (brushing and flossing) along with frequent occurence of food impaction areas(stainless steel crown margin, diastema and/or crowding) causing localized gingival inflammation. Most of these food impactions will result in cavities development and gingivitis but rarely lead to bone loss or periodontitis except in the case of ljp of which neutrophil function defect is found. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Gum Bleeding (Definition)

Gum bleeding is a clinical condition in which the gums bleed easily with only slight trauma, including teeth brushing. This is common with poor dental care ...Read more